Skynet 4-28-18 “10 Weird Objects” & Constellation Canes Venatici 9PM CT


cfbdsir2149SKYNET!!!!  9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

Saturday’s Topic: “10 Weirdest Objects in the Universe”  and “Tour of the Constellation Canes Venatici”

Net Control: Billye KF5PDS

Afterglow Movie 10:30PM: Battlefield Earth (2000)

2-Meter Repeater W5FC: 146.880MHz, PL 110.9, –

Echolink: W5FC-R, node 37247.

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Saturday’s DARC SkyNet is at 9PM CT.

Discussion topic of the evening.

The 10 Weirdest Objects in the Universe

What can you see in the sky over the next couple of weeks?

From EarthSky.org:

http://www.earthsky.org/tonight

East, Nightfall/Early Evenings

http://en.es-static.us/upl/2018/04/2018-april-28-29-30-spica-jupiter.jpg

Opposition Mechanics

http://en.es-static.us/upl/2018/04/opposition.gif

A featured constellation or object(s) or topic.

Constellation Canes Venatici

https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/31445001_2419743118051857_5064181437456652694_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=720456749b1606f628cd257a4107a01e&oe=5B548F9E

Photo #1 Globular Cluster (M3)

https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/31453721_2419740514718784_910152277170113245_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=7fb765b9b6ea77c5802f9b41b226511e&oe=5B94EE2F

Photo #2 Whirlpool Galaxy (M51)

https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/31444621_2419740568052112_6742244215768444539_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=017e4760a4387fac93b6aaa745543c9c&oe=5B9CA920

Photo #3 Sunflower Galaxy (M63)

https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/31444621_2419740568052112_6742244215768444539_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=017e4760a4387fac93b6aaa745543c9c&oe=5B9CA920

Photo #4 Barred Spiral Galaxy (M94)

https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/31531156_2419740511385451_7302479489368907474_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=8df95e4b23b180ad85c0d3c2ef03108a&oe=5B586B03

Photo #5 Intermediate Spiral Galaxy (M106)

https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/31500026_2419740531385449_8740863009897316391_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=e871315cf4f0b188654464af2b184e9f&oe=5B56F9C6

Photo #6 Whale Galaxy (NGC 4631)

https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/31466808_2419740608052108_4914938896994805344_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=63668a8197786c46f1076898e3e9d237&oe=5B5B2BD1

Photo #7 Inclined Spiral Galaxy (NGC 5033)

https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/31445168_2419740591385443_6467494912103357400_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=cd5a5dc872cb21dbca06e5dc19d16941&oe=5B53518A

Photo #8 Hockey Stick Galaxy (NGC 4656)

https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/31429341_2419740544718781_3039898831564019105_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=6582bbea7303c2901c1f66de7776b9a7&oe=5B519C4E

Recent Astronomical discoveries

Assembly of Massive Galaxy Cluster Witnessed for the First Time

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/04/180425131848.htm

Projectile Cannon Experiments Show How Asteroids can Deliver Water

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/04/180425162042.htm

Space Exploration and Space History

Upgraded emergency communications ground stations for the ISS

Upgraded VHF antenna: https://www.nasa.gov/sites/default/files/thumbnails/image/upgradedvhf-antenna.jpg

Soyuz with VHF antenna: https://www.nasa.gov/sites/default/files/thumbnails/image/soyuzvhf.jpg

Existing VHF antenna at Wallops: https://www.nasa.gov/sites/default/files/thumbnails/image/existingvhf.jpg

Uranus smells like rotten eggs

Uranus: https://www.nasa.gov/sites/default/files/thumbnails/image/pia18182-16.jpg

28th Anniversary Hubble Image: Lagoon Nebula

https://www.nasa.gov/sites/default/files/thumbnails/image/stsci-h-p1821a-m-1699x20001a.png

Visible satellite passages over the next couple of days.

ISS

http://www.heavens-above.com/PassSummary.aspx?satid=25544&lat=32.78333&lng=-96.8&loc=Dallas&alt=137&tz=CST&cul=en-GB

April 29th

http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=32.78333&lng=-96.8&loc=Dallas&alt=137&tz=CST&cul=en-GB&satid=25544&mjd=58237.4667821558&type=V

May 2nd

http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=32.78333&lng=-96.8&loc=Dallas&alt=137&tz=CST&cul=en-GB&satid=25544&mjd=58240.4248107603&type=V

Tiangong 2

http://www.heavens-above.com/PassSummary.aspx?satid=41765&lat=32.78333&lng=-96.8&loc=Dallas&alt=137&tz=CST&cul=en-GB

May 5th

http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=32.78333&lng=-96.8&loc=Dallas&alt=137&tz=CST&cul=en-GB&satid=41765&mjd=58243.4302460722&type=V

Hubble Space Telescope

http://www.heavens-above.com/PassSummary.aspx?satid=20580&lat=32.78333&lng=-96.8&loc=Dallas&alt=137&tz=CST&cul=en-GB

April 29th

http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=32.78333&lng=-96.8&loc=Dallas&alt=137&tz=CST&cul=en-GB&satid=20580&mjd=58238.1014557981&type=V

April 30th

http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=32.78333&lng=-96.8&loc=Dallas&alt=137&tz=CST&cul=en-GB&satid=20580&mjd=58239.0942716424&type=V

May 1st

http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=32.78333&lng=-96.8&loc=Dallas&alt=137&tz=CST&cul=en-GB&satid=20580&mjd=58240.0870910962&type=V

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